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“Red Planet Dirt”

Will humans be able to one day grow vegetables on Mars? Florida Tech researcher Dr. Andrew Palmer is working hard to answer that question. He discusses an important first step taken with some out-of-this-world tomatoes.

Wes joined Florida Institute of Technology in 2009 and currently serves as Vice President for External Affairs working in the Office of the President. In addition to serving as university spokesperson, he manages crisis communications response and supervises WFIT-FM, the region’s National Public Radio affiliate.